Earl D. Simmons, Sr.
Creek is blessed to have a
compassionate, considerate, and committed man of God as its shepherd
leader and servant. Rev. Earl
D. Simmons, Sr. is a humble man who loves
God, family, church,
and people. God has given Pastor Simmons a vision for Maple Creek
and has divinely equipped and gifted him to achieve God's plan
for the church and its people.
is an accomplished preacher, pilgrim, and
missionary who has traveled
and ministered in five countries over three continents. He is
a gifted leader, a talented teacher, adminstrator, counselor,
and coach. His love of people and his passion for service are
his Christian trademarks.
Rev. Earl D. Simmons Sr. preached his first sermon as pastor of
Maple Creek Baptist Church in Greer on Sunday, November 1, 2009.
The sermon was titled "Laying Your Faith on the Line."
Rev. Simmons served the last nine years as pastor of Mount Olives
United Missionary Baptist Church in Washington, DC. He completed
his Master's Degree in Theology at Virginia Union University's
Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology in Richmond, Va.
Simmons is the 12th pastor of the 122-year-old church. Rev. Simmons
is married to Lady Sonia R. Simmons. They have three adult children
Jr., William Herschel, and Shauniece)
and four grandchildren.
We are thankful to God to have a servant leader who enjoys
his calling and willingly sacrifices for the needs of others.